Chromosomal Rearrangements: Inversions Video Lessons

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Problem: A man has a large inversion on one of his chromosomes. How might this impact his offspring? A. minor genetic abnormalities due to minimal deficiency in genetic material B. miscarriage or stillbirth caused by defective chromatids C. no impact because all genetic information is retained D. fewer autosomes because normal synapsis during meiosis does not occur

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Inversion: involves a change in the direction of the genetic material along a single chromosome

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A man has a large inversion on one of his chromosomes. How might this impact his offspring? 

A. minor genetic abnormalities due to minimal deficiency in genetic material 

B. miscarriage or stillbirth caused by defective chromatids 

C. no impact because all genetic information is retained 

D. fewer autosomes because normal synapsis during meiosis does not occur

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